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Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm EST
and the minority aids initiative and national strategy on hiv-aids. ow is the time to recommit our energy to an aids-free generation. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from seek recognition? ms. kaptur: permission to address the house for one minute. as co-chair of the ukranian caucus, i rise today to condemn violence current currently igniting in ukraine yeah at the hands of their top official. their targets are peaceful protestors and journalists who have been harmed. shouldn't the president and the ukranian government be working to ensure a more open society rather than repressing their own citizens. shouldn't they be rebuilding citizens to freely voice concerns about the future of their country. hundreds of thousands of demonstrators. over one million people have taken to the streets out of frustration at that government's abandonment. as protests escalated, journ lifts were met with vial interest police crackdown and many were burned by tear gas. for many years now, ukranians have desired a government and country that embrace liberty, democracy and human
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
, energy and agriculture. eric is well deserving of this honor and we thank him for his leadership in the field of agriculture and agricultural education. thank you, mr. speaker and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentleman from california, mr. waxman, for five minutes. mr. waxman: thank you very much, mr. speaker. on february 15, a small group of democratic members of the house joined together to form the safe climate caucus. we vowed to come to the house every day to talk about the defining environmental challenge of our time, climate change. today marks the 100th day we have spoken on the house floor. the safe climate caucus is composed of representatives from across this country. we come from the west coast, the east coast, the north and the south and the midwest. we come from coastal regions, urban areas and rural communities. we represent a cross-section of america. we started the safe climate caucus because of the enormous disconnect that exists between what scientists are telling us about the
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
, a trade bill, an energy bill, a conservation bill and even a national security bill. one out of every 12 jobs in the united states is related to agriculture. in the house version of the bill, i strongly support initiatives that help beginning farmers and ranchers start their agricultural operations. i support initiatives to promote the development of local food markets, tighten payment limitations and enact reasonable reforms to the snap program while also protecting those with food security needs. i'm hopeful that the final bill written will retain the important reforms that actually help save taxpayer money and ensure farmers receive important risk management tools. mr. speaker, a recent university of nebraska survey showed that a majority of students desire to move home to their rural hometowns given the right opportunity to provide for themselves and raise a family. in recent years, our state, through hard work, personal responsibility and responsible governance has distinguished itself as an ideal place to live and to work and to raise a family. more than any one piece of legislatio
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